Wildflowers in your garden are a great way to attract other wildlife. Many native flowers and grasses provide food and homes to butterflies, moths, beetles, grasshoppers and other insects.
Habitat losses over the last 60 years have created a patchwork of small wildflower sites. OpenSpace want to change this and we run a wildflower nursery offering for sale UK native wildflowers both plants and seeds.
Create your own wildflower area and help attract wildlife BUT you need to know some simple information. Most important is your soil. Is it damp or dry, clay or sandy? You may need to know something about its pH Next is the area shaded or open to the full sun? There may be other factors to consider like how exposed is your area and at what altitude?